Our Supportive Services Ministry partners with families of children, students, and young adults with differing needs or who just need added support during weekend services.
Emmanuel offers an inclusion ministry at all campuses. Individuals with special needs can be paired with a one-on-one buddy and given extra support in their typical environment during weekend services.
Buddies may be an adult or a peer, depending on the individual’s needs.
Emmanuel also offers a special needs classroom, the Support Room, at the Greenwood Campus on Saturday evenings during our 4:00pm and 6:00pm services.
This room is specifically tailored to children from birth to 4th grade who are better served in an environment modified to meet their specific needs. Children will participate in an adaptive experience featuring worship, a Bible lesson, and activities to enable them to come to Christ and grow in Christ.
To request a buddy or register your child for the Support Room, please fill out the Supportive Services Form below.
SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FORM
Impact Team Opportunities
When you serve in our Supportive Services Ministry, you make an impact as you help individuals with differing needs come to Christ and grow in Christ.
These team members participate with and engage a child with differing needs in his or her large and small group environments. Someone in this role will serve consistently with the same child in order to be a consistent influence in the child's life. These team members are patient, observant and have a heart for kids with differing needs.
Support Room Team Member
These team members work one-on-one with children who have differing needs in a self-contained classroom. A person in this role would help facilitate our adaptive experience and create an environment in which all individuals feel accepted, loved, and nurtured.
Click the button below and then look for "Impact 101" on our Events page to learn more!
“God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.” (1 Peter 4:10)